HMD Global, which owns the rights to use Nokia branding on mobile phones and tablets, on Tuesday launched a new smartphone. Called the Nokia 2, the smartphone is priced at Euro 99 (Rs 7,500 approximately) and will be available in select markets, including India from mid-November.
The latest addition to the budget smartphone options in the market, the Nokia 2 will compete with the likes of Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A and Moto C Plus. The Nokia 2 boasts of aluminium design just like the Nokia 7 and comes with a 4,100mAh battery that is claimed to deliver two days of backup.
Nokia 2: Specifications, features
The Nokia 2 features a 5-inch HD display. It runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and is upgradable to Android Oreo. Just like other Nokia smartphones, the Nokia 2 is also scheduled to receive regular firmware and security upgrades. The new Nokia smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 212 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM and Adreno 304 GPU. The smartphone comes with 8GB of built-in storage and supports expandable storage up to 32GB via a microSD card.
The Nokia 2 comes with an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and a 5-megapixel selfie-camera. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, WI-FI and GPS. It is powered by a 4,100mAh battery.